Oven-baked chips are not only healthier than those that are fried, their flavour is fresher and more concentrated, too. Here, thin slices of beetroot and potato are baked in a hot oven to make dippers for a spicy Asian peanut dip.
Beetroot, which was originally grown for its spinach-like leaves rather than the now more familiar dark red, swollen root, is related to the sugar beet. It has a sugar content similar to an apple. Beetroot is a good source of folate, a B vitamin essential for healthy blood.